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Cartooning For Wildlife

Wildlife artist Rohan Chakravarty opens up to ornithologist and author Bikram Grewal about his unusual career choice, the people who inspire him and the joys of wildlife cartooning. He shares his thoughts on how conservation can be fused into any and every career…

Logging A Significant Threat To Hornbills, Says Field Biologist Nandini Velho

Nandini Velho, a trained field biologist who won a Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award in 2015, speaks to Sanctuary’s  Anadya Singh about crucial issues concerning the iconic hornbills, their habitat and the conservation measures that need to be taken. 

Sanctuary’s Lifetime Service Award Winner of 2016 S.E.H. Kazmi In Conversation With Bittu Sahgal

Bittu Sahgal speaks to Sanctuary’s Lifetime Service Award 2016 winner S.E.H. Kazmi the kind of human being our children need to look up to as a true hero.

“Till The Gharial Gets The Support Of The Chief Minister I Don’t Foresee Any Difficulty”

On World Environment Day, June 5, 2016, the heart-warming arrival of a few gharial hatchlings confirmed a new breeding population of the species along river Gandak, in Bihar. Samir Kumar Sinha, heads the Gharial Conservation Project of Wildlife Trust of India…

Meet S.E.H. Kazmi

Bittu Sahgal speaks to Sanctuary’s Lifetime Service Award winner of 2016 S.E.H. Kazmi, who has had a profound influence on the conservation map of Palamau and Hazaribagh for over three decades and will continue to do so.

Canvassing For Wildlife

In a tête-à-tête with ornithologist, author and publisher, Bikram Grewal, artist Meena Subramaniam tells readers that she wants aesthetes to feel the connection we have with the web of life and to inspire them with positivity. Settled in the little town of Kumily,…

My Jungle: Conserving Private Forests Along The Konkan Coast

With the launch of an ambitious new project that aims to conserve the native flora and fauna of the Konkan region, Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra (SNM) branches out from its campaigning and data collection…

Meet Deepak Apte – Marine Ecologist, Educationist And Conservationist

A straight-talker, this marine biologist had a very unusual entry into the world of natural history, academia and nature conservation. Today, he heads one of the world’s most respected scientific and conservation institutions, the Bombay Natural History Society, or BNHS, as it has come to be…

Meet Dia Mirza – Actor, Activist, Nature Worshipper

Part of the Sanctuary family since 2013, and the face of the Leave Me Alone campaign, actor Dia Mirza is evolving into a key public opinion mover and champion for India’s wilds. Bittu Sahgal speaks with her on what moves her and why.

Meet Kartik Shukul

Young, sparky and focused, Nagpur-based Kartik Shukul, one of India’s leading experts on the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, currently serves as Special Counsel for the Forest Departments of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh for poaching cases pending before the respective…

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